Nikolaj

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Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Николай (Nikolay), a Russian form of Nicolai [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

See Nicolai

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Nikolajsen Denmark

Female

Nikolajsdatter Denmark

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Nikolaj
Genitive: Nikolajs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Nikolaj
Genitive: Nikolaj'n
Partitive: Nikolaj'ta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Nikolaj
Genitive: Nikolajs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Nikolaj
Genitive: Nikolajs

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Nikolaj Frobenius (born 29 September 1965), Norwegian novelist and screen writer
  • Nikolaj Lie Kaas (born 22 May 1973), Danish actor

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[4]
2 n.a. 9710 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[5]
1 2 319 644
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 124 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 n.a. 227
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Nikolaj(m) Sources: [5][4][6][7]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Nikolaj(m) Sources: [8]

Sources: [5] [4] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. details see Name Statistic tables